DAWN STRENGHTENS UK & IRELAND TEAM WITH NEW CLUSTER DIRECTOR
As business continues to grow, Dawn Foods UK and Ireland has recruited experienced food industry director Chris Jenkins as Cluster Director in the UK & Ireland to lead the company. The appointment comes following the promotion of Karl Brown to Vice President of Global Business Planning at Dawn, where he will work on strategy and business growth.
Chris joins the Dawn team from Belgian bakery and patisserie company, Gourmand, where he was the UK Sales Manager. This follows an expansive career acquiring significant experience in the UK and Europe across multiple channels in the food and grocery sectors with brands such as Marlow Foods, Sara Lee and Mars. In his new capacity as Cluster Director, Chris will oversee all Dawn business in the UK & Ireland, including sales, marketing and customer services, working closely with HR, finance and supply chain.
Commenting on his new role, Chris said: “I’m thrilled to join Dawn at such an exciting time of growth and bring my experience to a new challenge. We’re set to launch a number of new products in the UK & Ireland in 2016, substantially increasing the range of products available to our customers and strengthening Dawn’s position in the market.”
Speaking of Chris’ appointment, Karl said: “I would like to welcome Chris to Dawn Foods and thank all of our customers who I have greatly enjoyed working with over the years. I’m confident that Chris will be a brilliant asset to the Dawn team and look forward to the exciting plans we have for 2016.”